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Stronge, James H.; Tucker, Pamela D. – 2000
This book discusses four approaches to incorporating student achievement in teacher evaluation. Seven chapters discuss: (1) "Teacher Evaluation and Student Achievement: An Introduction to the Issues"; (2) "What is the Relationship between Teaching and Learning?" (e.g., whether teachers are responsible for student learning and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Office of Assessment and Evaluation, Salem. – 1999
These official scoring guide for reading/literature present details of the 6-point scoring system used in Oregon schools for the 1989-99 and 1999-2000 school years for grades 4-12. They list the attributes of students' responses to merit a score from 1 (lowest) to 6 (highest) in the areas of comprehension, extending understanding, reading…
Descriptors: Critical Reading, Elementary Secondary Education, Literary Criticism, Reader Response
Teacher Standards and Practices Commission, Salem, OR. – 1999
This booklet describes in general terms the various federal and state laws, rules, and regulations about which Oregon teachers must knowledgeable. Knowledge of laws prohibiting discrimination is required by Oregon Revised Statute 342.123. The Teacher Standards and Practices Commission permits applicants for licensure to demonstrate knowledge of…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. – 1998
This document is the first of a two-part series designed to help teachers, schools, and districts to implement standards-based instruction. Part 1, The Foundation for Improvement, explains why standards-based instruction improves teaching and learning. Part 2, First Steps to a Standards-Based Classroom, describes how to adapt the curriculum to…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education, Columbus, OH. – 1995
This document is a comprehensive directory of Federal offices, programs, and facilities for K-12 education in mathematics and science for the Northwest Region. The purpose of this directory is to assist educators, parents, and students in attaining the National Education Goals, particularly Goal 4: "By the year 2000, U.S. students will be…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. – 1989
Stressing that building vocabulary knowledge is a continuously developing skill, acquired over a lifetime and in a variety of ways, this concept paper suggests instructional strategies that lead to word knowledge. Following a research summary and a section on implications for instructions, the paper focuses on the various instructional strategies…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Strategies, Models, Reading Comprehension
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. – 1989
Based on the idea that teachers and researchers generally agree that students should learn how to study effectively and efficiently, this concept paper reviews the research in study skills; points out faulty assumptions about study skills as well as ineffective classroom practices; outlines some implications for instruction; and presents study…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Strategies, Notetaking
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. – 1989
This concept paper is intended to assist educators to understand why American culture has become so diverse, to review certain guiding principles and related research in effective educational practices for language instruction, and to present a number of instructional implications derived from the research. The recommendations for teachers which…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. – 1989
The primary goal of the Oregon nuclear age education curriculum is to develop in students the knowledge and skills needed to meet the challenges of living in a nuclear age. This curriculum is developed around five general themes, each corresponding to a specific unit. The general goals for the units are: (Unit 1) to increase students' exposure to…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Critical Thinking, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Approach
Cicirello, Nancy; And Others – 1989
The manual's purpose is to acquaint physical and occupational therapists with the goals and practices of adapted physical education (PE). The manual delineates the essential difference between therapy and adapted PE in terms of their differing goals for students and separate training and certification of practitioners. The manual then offers a…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Athletics, Elementary Secondary Education, Interprofessional Relationship
Hall, Sandra; And Others – 1992
This manual provides guidelines for safe feeding practices for students with disabilities in Oregon schools. Stressed is the importance of distinguishing between feeding for the maintenance of health and feeding for the acquisition of skills. Individual sections cover: definitions of feeding programs; the school district responsibility; risks;…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Dietetics, Elementary Secondary Education, Food
Weeks, Edward C.; And Others – 1992
This document presents the results of a survey of Oregon voters, polling those who did and those who did not participate in a series of meetings using the state's interactive telecommunications network, Ed-Net. The meetings were part of a project in deliberative democracy called a Conversation with Oregon, launched by Governor Barbara Roberts to…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Role, Higher Education
Thomas, Anne Hill – OSSC Bulletin, 1992
This bulletin examines some questions that arise when children are not ready for promotion: Should they be retained? Who decides? Are there alternatives to retention? What is the effect of retention on the student? Despite research limitations, those who examine the studies on grade repetition say they show that grade retention does not have a…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Accountability, Board of Education Policy, Cost Effectiveness
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. – 1988
The legal system has significantly influenced the everyday operation of American public schools in the last 20 years. Because of the increasing probability of teacher involvement in a legal incident, a working knowledge of the law as it relates to physical education is important. Included in this document, which focuses on tort liability for…
Descriptors: Athletic Equipment, Civil Law, Court Litigation, Educational Malpractice
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. – 1990
This document defines and provides common curriculum goals in social studies for Oregon public school students. The goals were designed to define what should be taught, while allowing local schools and districts to decide the specific context of instruction. The contents include: (1) design; (2) organization; (3) building a local program and…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Program Guides
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